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Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
is defiant as police investigate the weekend fire that targeted his law offices. joe vasquez with the mayor declaring he won't be intimidated. joe? >> reporter: you can see the damage on the law office behind me, and now we're learning of yet another arson fire reported today just a few blocks away. the new fire at a storage facility behind the village cocktail lounge was called in just after 6:00 this morning. investigators say it appears that the arsonist successfully torched the shed outback, destroying the contents, and see the torch marks on the windowsills? that appears to be another arson attempt at another store next door at a strip mall, but that attempt failed. the new fire is three blocks away from the fire that ripped through the law offices of vallejo mayor osby davis on saturday morning. police are not sure whether the two arsons are related. in the immediate aftermath of saturday's fire, mayor davis had tears streaming down his cheeks. >> whatever attempts are necessary to identify and arrest the persons responsible for this malicious, cowardly act, i'm sure they will do. >>
Oct 11, 2012 10:00pm PDT
, the house is in the 3700 block of georgia street in vallejo. joe vasquez with more on what appears to be a bomb making factory. joe. >> dana, this situation is rattling a lot of nerves, not just because they evacuated an area near this house, but as you saw, also because they have had to detonate some of those materials right here in the middle of the georgia street. >> around 9:00 tonight, a bomb disposal team from the fbi and the solano sheriff department -- they lit a fuse and exploded the pile. the cops say a man who lived here has been making small bombs in recent days. >> our information is, he is not only manufacturing bombs, but detonating them. >> vallejo police dispatched dozens of officers to evacuate nearby homes. s.w.a.t. officers prepared for the possibility of a long standoff. the man quickly surrendered. >> preparing to block streets off. the suspect came out of his residence, he was recognized ask taken into custody. >> police are not identifying the bomb making suspect, but investigators say they got a tip from his roommates that he was building an even bigg
Oct 11, 2012 11:00pm PDT
joe vasquez first broke this story. >> reporter: there were two explosions here, because they found several more pipe bombs inside the house. the first explosion went off just after 9:00 tonight. the bomb disposal teams from the fbi and the sheriff's department loaded several pipe bombs and other bomb-making materials on to a pallet in the middle of georgia street. the cops say a man who lived here has been making small bombs in recent days. >> our information is he's not only manufacturing bombs but also detonating them. >> reporter: swat officers prepared for the possibility of a long standoff, but then the man quickly surrendered. >> as we were preparing to block streets off, the suspect came out of his residence, inquiring what was going on. he was recognized and taken into custody. >> reporter: they are not identifying the bomb-making suspects but investigators say they got a tip from his roommates that he was building another bomb today. >> he's just a creep on the block. >> reporter: fernando says he and his neighbors have called police because they believe the man is dangero
Oct 17, 2012 10:00pm PDT
the shots from prison. joe vasquez on the interesting ways the phones are getting in. >> reporter: meet drako. a specially trained cane ine for the prison system. his expertise is finding contraband, which has expanded in recent years. nowadays, cellphones are a growing problem. >> there they are. >> reporter: sergeant wayne conrad says it turns out the cellphones have a unique odor. and they have been able to drain him and another dogs to find them. >> in the last year and a half, the dogs alone have been responsible for recovering over 3,000 cellphones. >> reporter: cellphones in prison are illegal. since they go for as much as $1,000 behind bar, it's become increasingly common to see them smuggled in. >> iphones, blackberry, all of them. >> reporter: it's the subject of a new report. it highlights the fact that some 20 employees of the prison system were fired or decided to resign after it was determined they wered smuggling phones -- they were smuggling phones into the prison. >> you have sex offenders on these phones that have internet capability communicating with young children o
Oct 18, 2012 10:00pm PDT
. cbs 5 reporter joe vasquez on the armed robbery. >> had the phone with the ear buds. >> reporter: dan, a candidate for district 1 was just getting back from a neighborhood crime prevention meeting last night. he had just parked his car down the block from his home. >> i felt a poke about here. >> reporter: when he felt a robber's gun in his back. >> i just came from a crime prevention council meeting. >> reporter: kalb says he's okay. the robber took his iphone and wallet and told him to leave. he later reflected out he can now empathize. >> the heart is racing. the feeling of your life could end at any moment. now i know how some people feel when they're victims of a crime. i was lucky. there are some people who are victims who are not lucky. who are shot. who are permanently injured or murdered. >> you should be a part of the solution. >> reporter: across town teenagers who have grown up with murders of friends and family members have spent months trying to make their community a better place. >> they were filming on the street. their project is based on using creativity and theater
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